The recession gives retailers the opportunity to be more selective with new hires, but retaining top employees will remain a problem for many
When Wegmans Food Markets recently announced it was hiring to staff a new store in Collegeville, Pa., which will open in October, the company received more than 2,500 applications for 150 full-time and 400 part-time positions, according to a report in the Philadelphia Inquirer. The report added that the company's new location in Fredericksburg, Va., last year received 5,000 applications for a similar number of openings. Through generous pay and benefits, as well as perks including ...
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